With the weather warming up and spring officially sprung, the desire to shed our layers and banish our boots in favour of summer sandals has never been stronger.
Thankfully, this season's offering is vast and varied, with many a chic sandal style to choose from. In order to help you navigate the trends worth investing in, Harper's Bazaar uncovered exactly which sandal styles deserve a place in your shoe-drobe.
The controversial 'heeled thongs' have taken off - they look especially good in a neutral beige hue.
Lace-up, fine strap sandals are a must. Pair with a gauzy cotton summer dress and a good pedicure.
Barely-there sandals continue to reign supreme this summer.
An elevated Australian classic, a leather thong or flip-flop is the key sandal for summer. You can wear it with basically anything from tailored trousers to a summer silk dress.
The ultimate summer sandal. This is a more edgy version of the flip-flop. The flat-form adds an interesting silhouette to your look. Team it with shorts or a sleek minimal dress.
The ugly-yet-comfy trend is still going strong. Wear with a feminine dress for contrast.
Birkenstock have collaborated with designer brands like Valentino lately, making the 'dad shoes' feel cool again.